M. Jonathan Hayes


M. Jonathan Hayes, a partner at Resnik Hayes Moradi, LLP in Encino, CA, is certified as a bankruptcy specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He is a former member of the California State Bar Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission. He is on the Board of Directors of the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Assn, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, and the Board of Editors of the California Bankruptcy Journal. He has been a member of the panel of mediators of the Bankruptcy Mediation Program for the Central District of California since the program's inception in 1995. He is Senior Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of West Los Angeles School of Law where he has taught Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure and other subjects for the past 24 years. Before that he taught at Whittier Law School for four years.

Mr. Hayes is the author of three books entitled, “A Summary of Bankruptcy Law, Second Edition” published in July, 2012, available at Amazon.com; “Bankruptcy Jurisprudence from the Supreme Court,” published in 2009, also available at Amazon.com; and “Melvyn ‘Deacon’ Jones: My 40 years with the Blues Legends,” privately published in 2004.

M. Jonathan Hayes
M. Jonathan Hayes RESNIK HAYES MORADI LLP 17609 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 314 Encino, CA 91316 Direct Line: 818 933-2840 Main Line: 818  285-0100 Facsimile: (818) 855-7013

ILC Webinar Program on the discharge injunction, Tuesday afternoon, 11/17/2020
October 2020 filings flat again
Federal Bar Assn 17th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium November 20, 2020
My latest Daily Journal article on Small Business Chapter 11s
Judge Zurzolo instructions for his November 16, 2020 chapter 13 hearings
Failure to notify the FTB that the IRS “adjusted” your taxes, makes the tax debt non-dischargeable
Payment of an antecedent debt cannot be a fraudulent transfer per Civil Code section 3432
Is a transfer of an overencumbered asset with actual intent to defraud creditors an avoidable transfer?
September filings flat again
City of Chicago, Illinois v. Fulton, oral argument at the Supreme Court is next week